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Harvard Law Review: Volume 131, Number 4 - February 2018
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,490. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Contents of No. 4 include: Article, “Are We Running out of Trademarks? An Empirical Study of Trademark Depletion and Congestion,” by Barton Beebe & Jeanne Fromer; Article, “Agency Fees and the First Amendment,” by Benjamin Sachs; Book Review, “Unsettling History,” by Jennifer Chacon; Note, “Bail Reform and Risk Assessment: The Cautionary Tale of Federal Sentencing”; plus Recent Cases commentaries.
The 1955 Ford Crown Victoria's Defective Brake Mechanism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Antique & Classic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automobiles
Tort lawsuits involving two Ford Crown Victoria owners are profiled in my e-book. Late 1950s indemnity suits weren't like 1970s cases vs. the Chevrolet Corvair and Volkswagen Beetle years later. However, justices in trial courts and appellate divisions began to rule against manufacturers that knowingly delivered cars made with obvious defects. Among these were flawed brake mechanisms on Fords.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 130, Number 9 - Bicentennial Issue 2017
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Education
The special Bicentennial Issue, No. 9, features: "Marking 200 Years of Legal Education: Traditions of Change, Reasoned Debate, and Finding Differences and Commonalities," by Martha Minow; "Race Liberalism and the Deradicalization of Racial Reform," by Kimberle Williams Crenshaw; "The Socratic Method in the Age of Trauma," by Jeannie Suk Gersen; and more Essays; and Index to Vol. 130.
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Ruth Bader Ginsberg The Life of the Notorious Female Judge By World Watch Media At the start of her legal profession, Ginsburg dealt with trouble discovering work being a partner, a mom of a five-year-old child, and Jewish. In 1960, regardless of a strong suggestion from Albert Martin Sacks, a teacher and later on dean of Harvard Law School, Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter...
Yale Law Journal: Volume 125, Number 4 - February 2016
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 146,760. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Yale's Iss. 4, Feb. 2016, is a tribute to the late Prof. Robert A. Burt, as well as two articles: "The First Patent Litigation Explosion," Christopher Beauchamp; "The Lost 'Effects' of the Fourth Amendment: Giving Personal Property Due Protection," Maureen Brady. Plus Notes on sentencing and on antitrust law's origins, and Comments on home foreclosures and on the tort/crime divide in car crashes.
Lenny Bruce Narcotics Busts And Obscenity Cases, 1959-1966
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Until 1962 Lenny Bruce appeared on mainstream programs like the Steve Allen Show and others. Bob Hope, Shelley Berman, and Jonathan Winters were among the entertainers who admired him. Yet no other comedian was willing to put himself on the line for free speech as did Lenny. He once said jokingly that his lawyers booked more court dates for him than his agents scheduled him for nightclub dates.
Carol Doda And The Topless Dancing Craze
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Carol Doda came to SF as a small girl. Her mother supported herself and her daughter with odd jobs. A 13-year-old dropout, Carol worked as a clothed cocktail waitress several years before she began her topless act. Topless performers soon gained support from several California judges. Yet the issue remained controversial. A 1972 Supreme Court ruling against pornography was a key setback.
Harvard Law Review: Volume 128, Number 2 - December 2014
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence, Nonfiction » Law » Legal History
Contents of No. 2 include: "The (Non)Finality of Supreme Court Opinions," Richard J. Lazarus; Review, "The Laws of Capitalism," David Singh Grewal; Note, "Citizens United at Work"; Note, "Data Mining, Dog Sniffs, and the Fourth Amendment"; and Note, "Nonbinding Bondage." The issue includes student comments on Recent Cases, and scholars' In Memoriam contributions about the life of John Mansfield.
Jews and the Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
Kit's Mine
Series: A Daring California Novel, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
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IN 1870 CALIFORNIA, THE GOLD RUSH LOSERS HAVE ACCEPTED THEIR FATE—OR HAVE THEY? For once in her unorthodox life, Kit Lee might beat the odds. She barters her knowledge of Gold Country trails for protection to her family’s mine. When a reluctant guardian joins her quest for justice and freedom, together they dare to change their future.